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Dr. Marilyn Lovett Hampton

Dr. Marilyn Lovett-Hampton is a contributing writer for Strategies for Parents. She is an expert in youth development, health promotion, and cultural identity. Her research has been presented at community forums and professional conferences, while her publications range from encyclopedia entries to peer reviewed journals. Dr. Lovett has over 20 years of professional experience in higher education as a faculty member, researcher, and an administrator. She earned her doctoral degree in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and is the founder of Huduma Services, a college consulting enterprise. Her hobbies are reading and traveling.

One of the most rewarding parts of teaching at a university is observing my students grow intellectually and socially as they journey through early adulthood. Many of them experience identity moratorium when they are in college.  Although the term sounds like one is at a standstill, it often involves a crisis period, according to Erik …

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